Saint John man arrested in 2005 murder of Halifax woman

Halifax Police have charged a Saint John man in the 2005 homicide of Naomi Kidston.

On June 7, 2005 at 1:30 p.m., police responded to an address in Halifax. Upon arrival, officers located 26-year-old Naomi Kidston deceased inside an apartment. Her death was ruled a homicide. Through the investigation, officers determined that Naomi was last seen alive in the early morning hours of June 7 at the residence where she was found deceased.

As a result of the ongoing investigation, officers, with the assistance of officers from the Saint John Police Force, arrested Donald Peters without incident at approximately 8:40 a.m. yesterday on Stanley Street in Saint John. He was brought to Halifax yesterday for questioning and was held in custody overnight.

Donald Murray Peters, 50, has been charged with second degree murder in relation to Naomi’s death and is scheduled to appear in Halifax Provincial Court today to answer to the charge.